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Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Autumn in August: How to Get Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte Early

Some intrepid folks will be able to enjoy autumn in August with Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here’s how you can participate.
Little Caesars Targeting Location in Wallingford

Little Caesars Targeting Location in Wallingford

Company hopes to open a new restaurant in town within the year.
Local Dunkin' Donuts Owner Hopes Revised Store Plan Percolates in Wallingford

Local Dunkin' Donuts Owner Hopes Revised Store Plan Percolates in Wallingford

Manuel Rocha was denied three years ago, but is trying once again to open a new shop at former bank site at 841 East Center Road.
Wallingford to Get One of First Chick-fil-A Restaurants in CT

Wallingford to Get One of First Chick-fil-A Restaurants in CT

The first will be opening in Brookfield this fall, with Danbury not far behind.
Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Staff Cuts Will Impact Meriden, Southington Hospitals

Hartford HealthCare announced 350 positions will be eliminated because of declining insurance reimbursements.
Michaels in Meriden Impacted by Data Breach

Michaels in Meriden Impacted by Data Breach

If you shopped at the South Broad Street store on the following dates, the company says your information was exposed.
Wallingford-based Edible Arrangements Marks 15-Year Anniversary

Wallingford-based Edible Arrangements Marks 15-Year Anniversary

The company's headquarters employs more than 40.
Progress Made in Expanding I-91 Corridor Rail Service

Progress Made in Expanding I-91 Corridor Rail Service

Commuters will be able to board trains in Wallingford, Meriden, Berlin, Hartford, Windsor.
Southington Artist Helps Create Sept. 11 Tribute to Heroes

Southington Artist Helps Create Sept. 11 Tribute to Heroes

Jamie Chasse of Explicit Airbrush painted the motorcycle memorial at his Southington shop.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

W-2 Forms: Understanding Your Most Important Tax Document

This holds the key to a bigger tax refund.
2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

2 New Google Default Settings to Watch Out For

A look at two of Google’s new — and controversial — service changes that recently went into effect.